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Should I remove NVIDIA GAME System Software?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
26% remove it74% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,606
United States Rank #6,683
Reach 0.0668%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.06 days
562.23 days >
Average installed length: 295.41 days


2.8.1 100.00%

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NVIDIA GAME System Software 2.8.1

What is NVIDIA GAME System Software?  (from NVIDIA)

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NVIDIA GAME System Software 2.8.1 is a program developed by NVIDIA. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 4.04 MB (4,232,192 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 44% of users of NVIDIA GAME System Software come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nvidia.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ageia technologies
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{4F0C7CCF-5666-474B-B02E-AC514A95EC93}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 4.04 MB

Program filesFiles installed by NVIDIA GAME System Software 2.8.1

  • ageiaphysxboxes.exe - AGEIA PhysX Boxes Demonstration
  • glut32.dll
  • trayicon.exe - AGEIA PhysX Tray Icon

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • trayicon.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'AGEIA PhysX SysTray' and executes as C:\Program Files\AGEIA Technologies\bin\TrayIcon.exe.

How do I remove NVIDIA GAME System Software?

You can uninstall NVIDIA GAME System Software from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program NVIDIA GAME System Software 2.8.1, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove NVIDIA GAME System Software.

Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 26%
Keep it 74%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.85%
Windows 10 21.94%
Windows Vista 10.55%
Windows XP 8.66%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.15%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.94%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.96%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.42%
Windows 7 Professional 7.66%
Windows 8.1 5.97%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.44% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 44.44%
  Germany 9.65%
  United Kingdom 4.99%
  Canada 4.09%
  France 2.88%
  Brazil 2.05%
  Australia 1.98%
  India 1.92%
  Netherlands 1.60%
  Indonesia 1.47%
  Poland 1.47%
  Italy 1.47%
  Taiwan 1.28%
  Russia 0.90%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.29%
Dell 23.58%
Acer 18.43%
ASUS 7.73%
Toshiba 7.35%
Samsung 4.25%
Lenovo 3.22%
Medion 1.42%
American Megatrends 0.90%
Intel 0.90%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.64%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.64%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 4.39%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.76%
Dell Inspiron 1545 3.13%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.51%


Nvidia is known for its graphics processing units and dominates the high performance GPU market.
Publisher URL: www.nvidia.com


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